This course provides you with training in leadership techniques, incident size-up, strategic planning, tactical operations, and resource management. Through classroom and field exercises, you will also handle a variety of emergency situations. The class focuses on doing more with less, and working smarter, not harder.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- For field exercises, students must provide National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 compliant PPE that meets the Level 4 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual. Any bunker gear found to be unsafe or not NFPA compliant will not be allowed on the field. The bunker gear includes: coat, pants, hood, gloves, helmet, and boots.
- You are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
- For classroom activities, students must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve/ long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
This is an advanced level class. It is recommended students have a basic understanding of ICS and firefighting in an industrial environment.
TopicsRoles, responsibilities, and functions of an incident commander+Overview of the Incident Command System (ICS)+Pre-emergency planning+Fire ground size-up, strategies, tactics+Pre-emergency planning applications+Multiple incident management exercises
This course is appropriate for all industrial emergency response personnel, including fire prevention, suppression, control, and safety personnel with a basic understanding of ICS and firefighting. Potential attendees could include:
- Plant operators
- Plant maintenance personnel
- Laboratory personnel
- Instrumentation techs
- Security personnel